Seven candidates vying for four open seats on the Hopkins School Board

The candidate pool includes three incumbents and four challengers.
August 19, 2019

Seven school board candidates are vying for four open seats on the Hopkins School Board. Three of the candidates – Steve Adams, Dave Larson, and Kris Newcomer – are incumbents. The four challengers include Shannon Andreson, Tanya Khan, Katie O'Shea Pederson, and Benjamin Karls. Each term is four years and begins January 1, 2020. Election Day is Nov. 5, 2019.

The league of Women Voters is hosting a School Board Candidate Forum for Hopkins Public Schools on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Minnetonka City Council Chambers (14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345). For more information, please visit

Hopkins Public Schools will share information on additional forums and ways to get to know each candidate as that information becomes available.

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